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A Historic, Welcoming Vote For The Royal And Ancient Golf Club

One vote in Scotland was closely drawn and stirred emotions on both sides of the issue, while another was a runaway victory for progress. On Thursday, the Scots took to the polls to vote on whether or not to secede from the United Kingdom. At stake was the possibility of…

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R&A Women Vote On Tap

As the citizens of Scotland prepare to vote Thursday on whether or not to split off from the United Kingdom, the Royal & Ancient Golf Club of St. Andrews is preparing to reveal the results of a vote on whether to admit female members for the first time in the…

Westchester Clubs Rebuff Obama

Just days after President Barack Obama acknowledged on NBC’s Meet The Press that he “should’ve anticipated the optics” of going to play golf immediately after denouncing the terrorist beheading of American journalist James Foley last month, New York’s NBC affiliate is reporting that several elite golf courses in Westchester County…

García 'Pops' Into The Lead

Ear ye, ear ye. The backstory to Sergio García’s sweet 64 that staked him to a one-stroke lead ahead of Ryan Palmer midway through the BMW Championship at Cherry Hills Friday involved his left ear, which began bothering him on the sixth hole and still didn’t feel right when he…

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Mickelson WDs in Denver

Phil Mickelson’s decision to withdraw from the BMW Championship before the third round brought a premature end to his first winless PGA Tour season since 2003. Mickelson was tied for 63rd after two rounds at Cherry Hills and had virtually no chance of advancing to the Tour Championship next week…

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Watson Goes With Bradley, Mahan And Simpson

When U.S. Ryder Cup captain Tom Watson made his three captain’s picks for the team he will take to Gleneagles later this month, he went with two old reliables – form and experience. Those factors led Watson to add Keegan Bradley, Hunter Mahan and Webb Simpson to the team, filling…